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A no deal Brexit means if you are trading or delivering a service with or to EU member states or countries that have trade agreements with the EU i.e. Turkey, South Korea, Canada, South Africa and more, you will have to take action NOW. To be able to export and import manufactured goods and components you will need to carefully assess your supply chain to ensure continuity. 


If you are delivering services or sending your employees for short business trips please review. 

Trade

Take these necessary steps to prepare for exporting and importing post Brexit.

  • Get an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number that starts with GB.
  • EU EORI number – You will need an EU EORI number if you have one or more contracts with an EU customer that makes you responsible for making the customs import declaration in order to get your finished goods/products into the EU and safely delivered to your customer.
  • Establish the UK origin of the final good prior to export and obtain origin certification - more here.
  • Check whether your goods are prohibited or restricted in any way or whether any additional requirements are necessary. You can read a list of goods that you can’t bring into the UK. Some goods are restricted and you will need a special licence to bring them into the UK. 

 

People

UK Nationals in the EU

  • The UK has left the EU and is a transition period until 31 December 2020

  • During this period, the rights of UK nationals in the EU will remain unaffected.

  • There are ongoing negotiations towards the new agreement with the EU which intends to cover the rights of UK citizens after the transition period.

EU Nationals in the UK

  • All EU nationals that arrive in the UK before the end of December 2020, will be able to apply for permanent settlement.
  • They will have until 30 June 2021 to make their application.
  • Until this time, they will be able to continue to live, work and study in the UK as they do now.

  • They will be able to access benefits and healthcare as they do now.

  • UK nationals will be able to travel to the EU for business meetings and other business-related purposes as they do now until the end of December 2020.

  • This, however, is subject to the need to comply with EU rules for business visitors and workers providing services in the EU. 

UK based businesses will not automatically have a right to provide services in the EU single market

Contact our Brexit hotline on 0808 168 584 or email us [email protected]

Business Trips and Services 

 

Each EU member state will have differing rules which UK businesses will need to comply with. These can cover the establishment of a new company, the recognition of professional qualifications, data protection and the requirement for an EU based representative.

UK based businesses will not automatically have a right to provide services in the EU single market.

Contact our Brexit hotline on 0808 168 584 or email us [email protected]

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